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aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair

jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere


Dohe on Sher

Poetry has many forms

and genres. It also defines and re-defines itself in each age. Every language has its own kinds of poetry and poetics. Here are some examples that tell you something important about Urdu poetry and poetics.

dhartī ko dhaḌkan milī milā samay ko gyaan

mere jab jab lab khule uThā koī tūfān

dharti ko dhaDkan mili mila samay ko gyan

mere jab jab lab khule uTha koi tufan

Nazir Fatehpuri

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 8-9-10 December 2023 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate - New Delhi

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